Woking Music Festival concludes with Young Musician of the Year

THE Woking Music Festival season came to a resounding conclusion last Saturday with performances by seven outstanding musicians competing for the Young Musician of the Year Award at Christ Church in the... Read more »

Woking Young Musician of the Year

AFTER making their mark at the Woking Music Festival, a selection of the most talented young musicians between the ages of 14 and 20 are due to compete for the Woking Young... Read more »

Woking Scouts in intrepid Dark Peak challenge

ABOVE ground, under ground or through water was the challenge for 37 Explorer Scouts from Woking and their leaders during the half-term holiday. The Scouts, aged 14 to 18, traveled up to... Read more »

Mayor of Woking visits Hopes and Dreams Garden

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, declared the Eikon Hopes and Dreams Garden at Fullbrook School “most inspiring” on a recent visit. Eikon, an award-winning charity, works with pupils who need... Read more »

Woking Air Cadets to hold open evenings after grand summer of events

IT’S been a busy and successful summer for Woking Air Cadets, who are holding open evenings next week. Members of 1349 (Woking) Squadron have flown in Chinooks and gliders, practised target shooting... Read more »

Counselling service offers help for young people

A COUNSELLING charity usually associated with helping couples solve relationship problems has started a service for young people. Those aged from 10 to 18 who are having difficulties in their life can... Read more »

Young Woking cancer patient on a tide of optimism after charity sailing trip

A 17-year-old from Woking, who is in recovery from cancer, is more optimistic for her future after the sailing trip of a lifetime with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Emmie Smith was... Read more »

Queen’s Scout honours

FIVE members of Woking’s Explorer units have achieved the highest award for a youth member of the Scout Association. The five, aged 17 and 18, recently became Queen’s Scouts, the culmination of... Read more »

Woking scouts complete gruelling Brecon Beacon hike

AFTER  training for six months to achieve the Expedition section of the DofE Award, covering navigation, cooking skills and emergency aid, 46 Explorer scouts aged 14 to 18 from the five units... Read more »

Explorer Scouts hike to victory over Expedition Challenge

Sixty Explorer Scouts took part recently in Woking District’s annual two-day Expedition Challenge. The route led competitive teams of four or five scouts, aged 14 to 18, on a 45-kilometre hike. They... Read more »